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by The Howl Ensemble

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Abundance 07:27
The Hunt 10:22
Hatch 10:31
Cascade 15:00
Inbound 10:39


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As of December 14th, 2018, Patina is available for streaming via Spotify, Deezer, iTunes, etc. as well.


released April 14, 2018

All music composed and/or improvised by The Howl Ensemble.

Tracks 1-5 recorded to analog audio tape & digital audio workstation by Floyd Atema & Tammo Kersbergen at Katzwijm Studio (a.k.a. Next To Jaap) in Voorhout, Netherlands.

Field recordings (on track 2) recorded by Lesley Strik underneath the Prins Clausplein interchange in Voorburg, Netherlands.

Additional piano parts (for track 4) & preparatory demo tracks also recorded by Lesley Strik at Haags Pop Centrum, The Hague, Netherlands.

Track editing & mixing by Tammo Kersbergen & Floyd Atema at Katzwijm Studio. Co-produced by The Howl Ensemble
All tracks mastered by Pieter Kloos at The Void Studio in Eindhoven, Netherlands.

Cover artwork photography by Marten van Dijl, editing & layout design by Aico Turba.

The Howl Ensemble is:
Bart Schotman : Acoustic & Electric Guitar, Effects, Mellotron (on track 3 & 4)
Lesley Strik : Drums, Acoustic & Rhodes Piano (on track 1 & 4), Metronome programming
Jason van den Bergh : Bass & Baritone Guitar, Effects, Juno-6 (on track 3-5), HC-TT (on track 3)

Sander van Elferen : VIbraphone (on track 1, 2 & 5)
Rutger van Driel : Trombone (on track 5)
Otto Kokke : Baritone Sax (on track 5)

Tammo Kersbergen : Shakin' Percussion (on track 3 & 4)
Floyd Atema : Space Echo fondling (on track 2)

Special thanks to Ineke Duivenvoorde and the Zwetsloot family for letting us roam around on their land for so long.

This album is dedicated to the memory of Corno Zwetsloot.


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